Start Weight:(18 Feb 11) 222.0 lb
Current Weight:(14 Mar 15) 227.6 lb
Goal Weight:175.0 lb
following: Calorie Count
performance: gaining 0.3 lb a week

43 year old father of two. I've always been "chubby", but it never bothered me much. Halloween '09, I caught pneumonia and cracked two ribs due to coughing. After a short stay in the hospital, I decided to take a bit more care with my health. I stopped smoking 11 months ago today (Apr. 2). A couple of doctor visits later, I realized that my self-specified "freakout weight" of 200# was so far in the rearview mirror, I was in trouble.

Thing was, I didn't want a diet. I didn't want to make changes that I hated and that wouldn't stick with me. So I decided on Baby Steps. Make small, lifestyle habit changes that would lead to permanent health benefits, including weight control.

I went from 230ish to 188. And I kept it off for a year.... then put most of it right back on. So here I am to make another go at it.

Starting: 222-lbs Feb 25, 2014. Goal: 185-lbs July 21, 2014

FatSecret member since: 10 Feb 11

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mdatek's Latest Member Challenges

  100 Push ups March 2015
status: Completed
ended: 04 May 15
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  Walk Off the Weight 10,000 Steps/Day Challenge!
status: Completed
ended: 10 Nov 14
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mdatek's Cookbook

cals: 274kcal | fat: 6.61g | carbs: 47.78g | prot: 8.88g
Spicy Black Bean Sweet Potato Soup
Spicy Southwest soup packed with black beans, tomatoes, corn and sweet potatoes.
cals: 249kcal | fat: 4.87g | carbs: 18.09g | prot: 28.78g
Turkey Piccata
Breaded turkey cutlet served with a white wine sauce that's low fat and low calorie.
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03 November 2014

I've been hovering around 8K steps. Need to push past that.
on diet Calorie Count  

03 March 2014

Baaaad weekend... I work for a minor league hockey team and we had a three hour delay Saturday.... which meant three extra hours of sitting around wai ...
on diet Calorie Count  gaining 9.8 lb a week

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